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North Carolina vs. Delaware - 9/26/15 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Game
Delaware Blue Hens (0-0) at North Carolina Tar Heels (2-1)
Date & Time Saturday September 26, 2015, 12:30 PM (EDT)
The Line
The Line: North Carolina Tar Heels -37.5 -- Over/Under: 60
TV Channel
ESPN3
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CFB | Delaware Blue Hens (0-0) at North Carolina Tar Heels (2-1)
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The Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens and North Carolina Tar Heels meet Saturday at Kenan Stadium.

The Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens look for a monster road victory to get back to a .500 record. Joe Walker is completing 38.5 percent of his passes for 204 yards, zero touchdowns and one interception. Walker and Blake Rankin have yet to throw a touchdown this season. Diante Cherry and Tre Brown have combined for 187 receiving yards while Jalen Randolph has four receptions. The Delaware Fightin' Blue Hens ground game is averaging 208.3 yards per contest, and Randolph leads the way with 150 yards and two touchdowns. Defensively, Delaware is allowing 19 points and 321.3 yards per game. Charles Bell leads the Fightin' Blue Hens with 20 tackles, David Tinsley has three sacks and John Nassib has two pass deflections

The North Carolina Tar Heels look to build a three-game winning streak heading into ACC play. Marquise Williams is completing 68 percent of his passes for 646 yards, six touchdowns and four interceptions. Williams has thrown a touchdown in six of his last seven games. Bug Howard and Ryan Switzer have combined for 331 receiving yards and two touchdowns while Quinshad Davis has 13 receptions. The North Carolina Tar Heels ground game is averaging 225.6 yards per contest, and Elijah Hood leads the way with 323 yards and three touchdowns. Defensively, North Carolina is allowing 15 points and 355.3 yards per game. Donnie Miles leads the Tar Heels with 28 tackles, Mikey Bart has a sack and M.J. Stewart has two interceptions. Bentley Spain is questionable.

This is a big step up in comp for Delaware, a team that's already been struggling against lower level programs. North Carolina has been rolling since its loss to South Carolina and sould have little trouble in this contest as it gets ready for ACC play.

Tar Heels in a blowout.

 

Pick:
North Carolina Tar Heels -37.5

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